Board Members


              

Grant Hansen 

(Chairperson)

Grant Hansen has been closely associated with South Eastern Indigenous Media Association for 20 + years since its inception. He has been Chairman of SEIMA for X years and has been guiding SEIMA through its transition from 3KND AM broadcaster to a multi-platform digital media presence in Victoria. When First Australians Media Enterprises was formed to be the new governing body of 3KND Grant became the inaugural Chairman of the organisation. As well as providing leadership to the FAME Board, Grant is the Chairman of the Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation, musician, actor, radio presenter, and television host. He fronts the popular NITV/SBS television program, The Marngrook Footy Show. He has a long background of productive involvement in Aboriginal affairs and has sat on the Boards of many prominent organisations. Grant brings strong leadership and experience to the Board of FAME.

 

Jim Remedio

(Board Member)
I was born in Cairns FNQLD in 1944 and my mother’s family are from Murray Island in the Torres Straits. I started my working life as a fitter and turner. I’ve also been a famer, cultural officer, union representative, contractor and foreman amongst a lifetime of working. I have worked as a volunteer broadcaster, as Manager of five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander radio stations and been on numerous peak organisations. I’m currently acting station manager at QRAM but committed to the ongoing evolution of 3KND and First Australians Media Enterprises. I bring a wealth of industry and governance experience to our Board.

  

Kirstyn Lindsey

(Board Member)
I was born in Brisbane Yuggera/Jagera and grew up on the Yugembeh Nation, Logan City.
I have 25 years of experience as a radio journalist and have been a member on the 3KND Board of Directors since 2015.
I graduated from Deakin University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and my passion for broadcasting Aboriginal news and current affairs is what I can bring to the table of 3KND Board of Directors.
My experience extends to commissioned and volunteer producing roles in Victoria with The Aboriginal Program Exchange (TAPE), 3CR Community Radio, The View on 3KND in 2014 and podcast producing for 2RRR.
My recent appointment as the Executive Producer for SBS Radio Living Black/NITV Radio ran for over three years. I am happy to return home to 3KND with new skills and produce a new program Make Waves.

 

Jodii Geddes

(Board Member) I am a proud Aboriginal Woman. My mother’s mob are from NSW, around the Wiradjeri, Wemba Wemba , Barapa Barapa region. I have been a Board Member of 3KND for 5 years. I have a Certificate IV in Disability

I have been in the work force for over 30 years, during this time I have worked in a number of different sectors the most recent ones being, Learning & development - Training, Homelessness, Education – Indigenous Youth Careers Pathways, Youth Justice – RAJAC - North Metropolitan Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee, Employment , Disability – Case Manager - DES, Mental Health – PHAMS worker – Indigenous Specialist and also Mental Health - PHAMS Employment Support Worker. I’ve been on a number of Aboriginal Working groups, LIN – Local Indigenous Networks.

I currently work at VACCA in the role of Statewide Coordinator – Strengthening Cultural Safety in Family Violence Services. In my previous role within VACCA, I delivered training to DHHS and Community Service Organisation in Cultural Awareness, Child Safe standards, Cultural Addendum, Cultural Support Plans, Maternal Child Health, Court Services and Our Carer for Our Kids.

 

Hayden Heta

(Board Member)
Born/Raised- Albury-Wodonga
Mob- Wiradjuri
Professional Background- Aboriginal Cultural Heritage/Environmental Science/Aboriginal Community Engagement
Current Role- Cultural Heritage Community Stakeholder Manager with Rail Projects Victoria
About me- Proud father of 2 children (boy and girl)
- have been living in Melbourne for the past 13 years
- have recently taken the role of senior coach for Fitzroy Stars

What inspires me to be part of the 3KND/FAME team? I'm so thankful to be part of the 3KND/FAME board, being surrounded by passionate, genuine and hard working community people is inspiring. To listen and learn from the broader 3KND/FAME community is truly a privilege and hopefully something I can add to.

 

Kimberly Lovegrove

(Board Member)

is a 26 yr old woman from the Ngarrindjeri Nation along the Murray River in South Australia. She has been living on Wurundjeri country since 2013 but grew up on Boon Wurrung country. She has worked in radio broadcasting. She currently works as a Graduate with the Victorian Government.
Kimberly graduated from a Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) last year from RMIT University. She is the first person in her family to finish and graduate from university. She is passionate about creating opportunities for the youth in the Victorian community and loves to make people laugh.
She represented Victoria in the Deadly Funny National Showcase/Final this year. She has been doing comedy since 2014.